[LLVMdev] [PATCH] x86/asm: avoid mnemonics without type suffix

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jul 15 11:42:34 PDT 2013

On 07/14/2013 02:14 PM, Andi Kleen wrote:
> I think best would be to just find some way to implement LOCK prefix
> patching using atomic compiler intrinsics and then switch to those

That will take a long time to make happen now, and then when we change
things we have to wait for gcc to catch up.  At some point this always
degenerates into the "do we need a kernel-specific compiler" morass.


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